Carrots: Tops for Smoothing Skin

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Their beta-carotene restores a youthful complexion

The newest trend in the quest for younger skin: carrot-filled lotions and treatments. Added carrot seed oil boosts softness, says Marina Peredo, MD, a dermatologist in Long Island, NY, while the antioxidant beta-carotene fends off free-radical damage that causes fine lines and brown spots. Prevention's picks: Yes to Carrots C Through the Dry Spell Body Butter ($13; Wal-greens); Burt's Bees Carrot Nutritive Night Creme ($12; burts bees.com); 40 Carrots Carrot + C Vitamin Serum ($15; RiteAid).

96 THE PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN WHO HAVE DRY SKIN FOR PART OF THE YEAR

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